Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Bill would protect local farmers with methane digesters from limits on electricity they sell to utilities

Columbia Borough had been considering a digester to produce electricity from manure from local farmers and food waste from various sources.

"They were looking it pretty closely," Zimmerman says. "When the rulemaking came about, they shelved it."

Borough Manager Ron Miller said officials were indeed worried about the uncertain Public Utility Commission limits. But he said lack of funding also played a role in not moving forward with the project.


1 comment:

  1. They wouldn't have been selling any power anyhow. Due to the size of the plant it was only big enough to make the power the plant consumed.